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ION SUMMER OF INNOVATION GRANT
For nonprofit out-of-school time programs serving youth in grades K-12.
Apply now for ION Summer of Innovation grants for nonprofit out-of-school time programs serving youth in grades K-12. Funds are for summer 2023 and/or summer 2024 programs that address unfinished learning. Funds can be used to hire more staff, serve more students, and expand program offerings which address the academic, social, and emotional learning needs of K-12 youth. Programs should also include enrichment activities such as music, art, STEM, field trips and physical education.
Option I & II: Comprehensive Programs (at least 5 weeks and 30 hours per youth) DEADLINE Jan 31st, 2023
Up to $80,000 (paid over 2 summers) / up to $40,000 (Summer 2023 only)
2023 Summer Success in Out-of-School Time Programming
Focused on creating successful summertime youth programs, your local interactive Spring Recharge event is a day filled with dynamic opportunities to connect and build skills for program directors, frontline staff, and community members invested in high-quality summer programs. FREE! *Complimentary lunch with pre-registration.
April 10 | Pocatello | Idaho State University, Pond Student Union Building, 1080 S 5th Avenue
April 11 | Twin Falls | College of Southern Idaho, Taylor Building, 315 Falls Avenue
April 13 | Boise | University of Idaho, Water Center, 322 E Front Street
April 17 | Post Falls | University of Idaho 4-H Extension Office, Kootenai County, 958 S Lochsa Street
April 18 | Moscow | 1912 Center, 412 E 3rd Street
April 20 | Nampa | College of Western Idaho, Micron Education Center, 5725 E Franklin Road
The annual Idaho STEM Ecosystem (EcosySTEM) Spring Convening will be held at Shoshone-Bannock Event Center/Casino Hotel in Fort Hall, Idaho, on March 30-31, 2023. We are "Sharing Stories, Sharing Strategies" and need your involvement. Come and reinvigorate existing relationships and build new ones, learn and share about STEM efforts throughout the state, and continue to develop the goals and infrastructure of EcosySTEM.
Any program using a TMC Lab can participate. Just complete one of three challenges. Then, upload pictures, videos, or stories on social media. Tag the Idaho Out-of-School Network and use hashtag #TMCChallenge2023.